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Old 17th November 2008, 22:27   #25
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Originally posted by clementj

The arguments against Linux are compelling because most personal machines are Windows based. The majority of large research machines are Linux based, but they are not used primarily as personal computers. If Linux suddenly took off and grabbed a huge share of the market, then many programs would be ported.
I always thought it was because the environment wasn't up to snuff to developing apps for. Atleast that's what I hear. Jonathan Blow wanted to port Braid to Linux and asked for help with Linux Sound APIs. All he got was flak for his company being a Windows based developer.

I also read that Macs were being looked at for development.
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